Projects Officer

Recruiter
STAR ACADEMIES
Location
Blackburn
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
27 Jan 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As the Trust continues to expand, we are looking to appoint a Projects Officer in our Central Office to support the delivery of our Free Schools and Academies Programme.

As the Projects Officer, you will not only provide administrative support – rather, your responsibilities will be tied to the success of the projects. You will be responsible for monitoring the Trust Free Schools and Academies Programme project schedules, preparing progress reports, and liaising with key stakeholders.

You will also have the opportunity to support the Trust in the management of other development projects within its current and future portfolio. This role may involve travel across the network of schools. There will be scope to have significant impact and develop your career with the organisation.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have a degree qualification or equivalent;
  • have experience of working effectively in an administration setting;
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • and be able to use a range of administrative packages effectively and efficiently.

You will find an organisation that:

  • is passionate about its vision of ‘Nurturing Today’s Young People, Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders’
  • has a supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all members of our community
  • has high ambitions for all and provides excellent opportunities for professional development
  • is well-ordered with high standards of commitment

Why work at Star Academies?

Star Academies is a mixed Multi-Academy Trust that runs a diverse network of primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation, committed to enhancing social mobility. All our efforts are geared towards raising the aspirations of children and young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to improve their life chances and help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions.

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please contact Heather Fergusson, Head of Projects on 0330-313-9896 if you would like an informal and confidential discussion regarding the role. Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form. CVs will not be accepted for this post.

Closing date: Friday, 25 January 2019 at 12 noon.

Interviews: Friday, 1 February 2019.

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory clearances including; references, Enhanced DBS disclosure, health clearance and proof of eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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